Accounting Training Leader, EY Finance Operations, Belfast

Belfast, UK
Competitive remuneration package
20 May 2022
24 May 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

Accounting Training Leader

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

EY Finance Operations is a fast growing, managed service team within EY providing book keeping, management accounts, corporate tax, VAT and statutory accounting functions for a wide range of clients.

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join the EY Finance Operations team to work with us to develop and deliver training to our team across a full range of accounting and bookkeeping topics in both a face to face and online environment.

We are looking for qualified accountants who are thinking of making the move into teaching or have previous experience of training. In addition to your experience, you will make a crucial difference to our team through leading and contributing to the development of a core curriculum and sharing your expertise across a range of courses.

This is a unique opportunity to drive excellence in teaching and to create stimulating and effective training courses (delivered live and/or through recorded modules). If you have a passion for helping individuals grow their core bookkeeping and accounting skills this is an opportunity to do just that. You will continuously build your knowledge, skills and capabilities as well as contribute to building those of your colleagues.

The role is UK based and you will collaborate with and deliver training to a team who work from a number of UK and wider global locations.

Location for this role is Belfast.

There will be some travel within the UK.

Your key responsibilities

  • As the Accounting Training Leader you will be a subject matter expert in accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Contribute to and take a lead on the development and roll out of a curriculum and training materials, including training on new developments in accounting standards.
  • Develop a curriculum that addresses the training needs of a variety of levels pf experience from those new to accounting who are working towards a professional qualification to qualified accountants requiring professional development.
  • Work to develop in depth knowledge of the core technology platforms we use to deliver services to our clients (core technology being Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Sharepoint, Caseware) in order to be able to collaborate with technology subject matter experts on the development and delivery of training on the practical elements of bookkeeping and accounting.
  • Developing a rapport and building positive relationships with other key stakeholders across the EY network in particular build links with the EY Talent and Training Team.
  • Contributing to the development of team members through on-going coaching and guidance.
  • Taking advantage of the development opportunities available to maintain and develop your own skills and experience.
  • You will also carry out other duties within the broad scope and spirit of your role. Our business continuously evolves, so your role will too.

Skills and attributes for success

We are looking for individuals who are qualified in ACCA, or ACA qualified accountant with ideally 2 -5 years post qualification experience in industry or professional services. Previous experience of delivery of training would be an advantage.

To qualify for the role you must have

Knowledge and / or experience of the areas below which will support your responsibilities:

  • Finance function and accounting operations and management accounting experience
  • Management reporting
  • Statutory reporting
  • Knowledge of VAT preferable
  • Detailed knowledge of finance function processes (RTR, PTP, OTC)
  • Knowledge of finance function core systems such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Ideally, you’ll also

  • Be inquisitive and analytical
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Be IT literate and be receptive to new IT developments
  • Be excited by new challenges and learning new skills
  • Be passionate about helping individuals to grow their core accounting and bookkeeping knowledge.

What we look for

  • Strong communicators and team players.

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

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